April 2, 2020

Meditation and brain research have been steadily progressing for a number of years, with new studies coming out frequently to illustrate new benefits of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to have an amazing variety of neurological benefits – from changes in grey matter

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March 26, 2020

Before the first month of the year has even come to an end, most people have given up on their annual commitment to themselves. Research conducted by Strava, the social network for athletes, has discovered that Saturday, Jan. 12, is the fateful day of New Year’s resolutions. After analyzing more than 31.5 million online global

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March 19, 2020

You are an electrical being, as your body is converting fuel inputs into electrical energy your brain runs on.  There are three primary inputs, water, food and oxygen. It’s no surprise oxygen provides 70% or more of the energy your body needs to create this electricity for your brain to run on.  Most people die

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March 17, 2020

Our mind is a powerful thing. It can be a force for great and amazing feats, or it can drive us to despair. Herb Benson, MD, in his book The Breakout Principle discusses two scenarios that cause stress: A struggle that is voluntary, begun by our own will A struggle that is involuntary, imposed by

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March 12, 2020

If you’ve ever been injured in a sporting event, cut your finger in the kitchen, or been stung by a bee, you’ve experienced inflammation. Pain, redness, swelling, and heat that result from an injury or infection are hallmarks of the inflammatory pro­cess. Inflammation helps the body fight off hostile microbes and repair damaged tissue. Yet

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